twi-night

adjective
\ ˈtwī-ˌnīt How to pronounce twi-night (audio) \

Definition of twi-night

: of, relating to, or being a baseball doubleheader in which the first game is played in the late afternoon and the second continues into the evening

First Known Use of twi-night

1946, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for twi-night

twilight + night

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The first known use of twi-night was in 1946

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“Twi-night.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/twi-night. Accessed 24 Feb. 2021.

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